Certified Addiction Counselor Salary (United States)

A Certified Addiction Counselor earns an average salary of $34,350 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.
Certified Addiction Counselor Salary (?
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$24,903 - $47,312
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MEDIAN: $34,349
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Certified Addiction Counselor Salary (?
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$11.10 - $23.88
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$24,903 - $47,312  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $805  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$24,414 - $48,077  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 74
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.10 - $23.88  
   
Overtime
$21.98 - $30.67  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $805  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$24,414 - $48,077  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 50
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Job Description for Certified Addiction Counselor

  • Provide evaluations, interventions, and individual and group therapy to clients experiencing chemical abuse or chemical dependency.
  • Maintain case history and progress notes while observing their patients.
  • Counsel individuals or groups and implements therapeutic treatment plans to resolve addictions to drugs or alcohol.

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Experience Affects Certified Addiction Counselor Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 21%
Experienced
up arrow 8%
National Average
$34,000
Mid-Career
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Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 30 votes.

Gender

Female
67%
female alumni
 
Male
33%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 74% dental benefits Dental: 50%
vision benefits Vision: 36% employee benefits None: 25%